May 10, 2008

Designer Feature- Dainty Pretty Things

Mary McDermott (the face behind Dainty Pretty Things) offers a wide range of handmade jewellery and tiaras as well as a bespoke jewellery making service. This gives customers the freedom to design their own individual piece of jewellery and have it made especially for them.

Mary enjoys designing and creating elegant, feminine jewellery. Her beautifully stylish collections are handcrafted and affordable. They are created using a wide range of gemstones, Swarovski crystal and pearls.



WHERE ARE YOU BASED?

Dagenham, Essex


WHEN DID YOU FIRST START BECOMING INTERESTED IN CRAFTS?

5 years ago


GREATEST INFLUENCES?

Current jewellery trends, nature, natural forms


GREATEST PROBLEM YOU'VE OVERCOME?

?


WHAT PIECE OF WORK ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?

My pieces I did for my City and Guilds Jewellery Course


WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO SOMEONE JUST STARTING OUT ON SELLING THEIR GOODS?

Keep at it through the good and bad times but most importantly, enjoy what you do


WHICH 4 PEOPLE (DEAD OR ALIVE) WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE AS WEEKEND GUESTS ? AND WHY?

?



WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU KISSED?

My lovely boyfriend, Tony



WHAT'S ON YOUR BEDSIDE TABLE?

Lamp, Alarm clock



HOW WOULD YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY DESCRIBE YOU?

Fun, friendly, caring, helpful (I hope, lol)



NEW YORK OR BARBADOS?

Barbados, without a doubt



FERRARI OR MINI?

Mini



EASTENDERS OR HOLLYOAKS?

Hollyoaks for sure



CHOCOLATE OR CHAMPAGNE?

Champagne



IF YOU COULD ONLY ACCESS 3 WEBSITES, WHICH WOULD THEY BE?

Etsy,

Aol.....cant live without my emails, lol

paypal ....need to see my money, lol



5 comments:

nicki raimes said...

So pretty!

Cara said...

Very dainty and very pretty and lots of lovely things!

Helen said...

Great feature! Nice interview and lovely pretties!

STOREYSHOP said...

Lovely items! Looking forward to seeing you and them at We Make London!

Feltbug said...

The blog is looking good! Can't wait to meet everyone on the day.